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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

B2S Books

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I switched grade levels last year and I had I some of the same students moving up with me.  I had to come up with new B2S Read Alouds and projects for fourth grade.  I hate when you plan a lesson and you hear the dreaded statement, "We did that last year!"  Here are some of the books that I use:

Establishing Classroom Rules

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Creating Hopes and Dreams
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Building Community and Acceptance
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Bucket Fillers

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Monday, August 27, 2012

A Few More Projects...Made It Monday

The kids begin school on Wednesday and I have been working on a few more things this week-end.  
Once school starts the focus will switch to my new curriculum. 

Project #4- Teacher Business Card on Magnets

Friday, August 24, 2012

Teacher Week: Freebie Friday and Blogiversary

I have two freebies to share with you!  
One for Teacher Week and One for My One Year Blogiversary!
I love this anchor chart and wanted to make it for my classroom. 

Here is what I came up with.  I printed and laminated the signs.  I then mounted them on black and stapled on a foam board from the Dollar Tree. My daughter crocheted chains for me.   I plan on making more charts as I teach the Strategies for Comprehension.

It is hard to believe that I have been blogging for one whole year.  This experience has made me reflect on my teaching and I have been inspired by so many others.  I am looking forward to another successful year!
Here is my other freebie for you!  I wanted to do this Pinterest activity on the first day of school(I know many of you already started), so I created some headings to use.  I printed mine out on colored card stock, laminated them and now I will have them for next year!  I included one for my grade level and one that is generic.

Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year!

B2S Questions for Fourth Grade
B2S Questions Generic

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Teacher Week: Therapeutic Thursday

I have many things that I like to do to take care of myself outside of schoolwork.
I want to share just a few.

Happiness is....

Being Pampered in Many Ways

 Spending Time with My Family and Friends

Being a Little Adventurous

 Doing things just for ME!!!

What is your therapy???

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Teacher Week: Where I Teach Wednesday

Welcome to Where I Teach
You will see many Pinterest inspired projects in my room.
My new lunch chart and check-in station.
A couple views from the door.

I use rotating jobs(Teaching Oasis) and here is a handy way to get organized.
Some writing materials and Partner Poetry Books.

Student's cubbies(Hope King) and soon to be Word Wall.
Bucket Fillers and Birthday iPods(Bubbly Blonde)
Here is a work station for an extra teacher in the room.

My listening center and book theme bulletin board(Beth Newingham)
My remodeled book corner.
My collection of chapter books.
The black crates are picture books and the rest are popular authors and genres.
The CAFE board(Ladybug Teacher Files) and handy materials.
A book display and Author's Purpose.
Here is My Calendar before and an after.
Math Tool Kits and Manipulatives for easy access.
Social Studies board at the end of the year and materials.
Science bulletin board(Ladybug Teacher Files) and Word Work table.
My writing center(Teacher's Wife) with many resources.

Some of my favorite projects!

A couple of different views of my room.

Happy School Year!!!

I'm posting for  Blog Hoppin' for Teacher Week!!!
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